Cyndi MacMillan's first mystery will be published by Crooked Lane Books, an imprint of Penguin Random House, Spring 2023. The book (working title, 'Dirty Little Secret) could be described as 'Jane Erye meets The Da Vinci Code.' It is a genre-blending gothic suspense, and the main character is an art conservator hired to solve a cold case.
Cyndi's "life as a writer' blogs can be read at https://cyndimacmillan.wordpress.com/ Three of her poems have been published in Room magazine, issue 49.4, This Body's Maps, https://roommagazine.com/issues/bodys-map Two poems have been published in the Prairie Journal ( Issue 67)http://www.prairiejournal.org/subscribe.html Other poems can be found in Fieldstone Review, Issue 2015 http://www.fieldstonereview.usask.ca/article.php?article=167, Grain Magazine, issue 42.4, Summer 2015, Passed Signs/New Fields http://www.grainmagazine.ca/424 , The Steel Chisel, April 2016, http://www.thesteelchisel.ca/april2016_07.html. The Centrifugal Eye, Spring 2016, the Unformed issue http://www.centrifugaleye.com/ . She participated in the 20 Poem Challenge at The Ekphrastic Review: Writing and Art on Art and Writing, and thirteen of her poems have been published by the journal.http://www.ekphrastic.net/apps/search?q=Cyndi+MacMillan.
Her short fiction has appeared in local newspapers and has won contests. Her short story, Missed Steps, has been published by the Windsor Review https://view.joomag.com/windsor-review/0830468001484586649 . She enjoys reading literary journals, and she will continue to occasionally submit work to poetry magazines. But right now, her attention is focused on her next novel.
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Cyndi lives in a small town in Ontario with her husband, young daughter and far too many books.